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By J. Edwin Benton,John Kincaid

Counties in general satisfy 3 provider roles: conventional or state-mandated; neighborhood or municipal; and nearby or city. Benton has written the 1st scholarly remedy of county governments as services of all 3 of those forms of prone, dispelling the suggestion that counties are mere companies of companies they're mandated to accomplish through their kingdom governments. County governments within the usa became more and more vital as carrier companies over the last numerous many years, vis-a-vis municipalities and townships. those prone swap over the years and differ from zone to region.

Variations within the roles that county governments play within the provision of conventional, neighborhood, and neighborhood carrier are defined. as a result, as well as interpreting a number of symptoms of provider roles for all 3,043 counties within the usa, the research is prolonged to enquire the effect of political, country constitutions, statutes, and monetary relief, inhabitants development styles, metropolitan/non-metropolitan prestige, and type of government.

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